Graduate Calendar

Summer 2020

Date Activity or Event
May 25 Memorial Day Holiday (no intersession classes)
June 8 Classes Begin
June 12 Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in August 2020)
July 3 Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
July 20 Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  Documentation of video tutorials is required.
July 20 Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)
July 29 Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College
July 29 Last day of classes
July 28-29 Final exams
August 21 Final submission of all requirements for SU20 thesis

Fall 2020

Date Activity or Event
August 3-14 Fall Intersession (Considered part of the fall semester for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.)
August 10 Graduate Student Orientation (optional for any new graduate student)
August 11 Teaching Assistant Orientation (mandatory for students hired as Graduate Teaching Assistants)
August 17 Classes Begin
August 21 Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in December 2020)
September 7 Labor Day Holiday (no classes and offices closed)
October 8-9 Fall Holiday (no classes)
November 13 3MT - Three Minute Thesis competition
November 23 Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College
November 23 Seminar deadline: Last day to submit acceptance sheet of approved research project to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)
November 25-29  Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes and offices closed)
December 3 Last day of classes
December 3 Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College
December 4 Study Day (no classes)
December 5-10 Final exams
December 11 Commencement
January 15 Final submission of all requirements for FA20 thesis

Spring 2021

Date Activity or Event
January 4-8 Winter Intersession (Considered part of the spring semester for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.)
January 8 Graduate Student Orientation (optional for any new graduate student)
January 11 Classes Begin
January 15 Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in May 2021)
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes and offices closed)
February 15 President's Day (no classes and offices closed)
March 13-21 Spring Break (no classes)
April 1-4  Spring Holiday (no classes - offices closed April 2)
April 26 Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College;  Documentation of video tutorials is required.
April 26 Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)
May 1 IDF – Frank Einhellig Interdisciplinary Forum
May 6 Last day of classes
May 6 Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College
May 7 Study Day (no classes)
May 8-13 Final exams
May 14 Commencement
June 4 Final submission of all requirements for SP21 thesis

Summer 2021

Date Activity or Event
May 17 - June 4 Summer Intersession (Considered part of the summer session for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.)
May 31 Memorial Day Holiday (no intersession classes)
June 7 Classes Begin
June 11 Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in August 2021)
July 5 Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
July 19 Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  Documentation of video tutorials is required.
July 19 Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)
July 28 Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College
July 28 Last day of classes
July 29-30 Final exams
August 13 Final submission of all requirements for SU21 thesis